Concurrent Session Onsite and Online
ENG2354. Planning for a Surviving Spouse (TAX, EST)
This session will begin by analyzing the most common estate and gift tax planning techniques for the surviving spouse, such marital deduction planning, gifting to spousal lifetime access trusts, lifetime QTIP trusts, the efficacy of portability and similar planning. We will then venture into more creative planning techniques such as nonreciprocal SLATs, techniques that hedge the risk of trust funding where the transferor spouse survives the donee spouse, planning in second marriages with prior children, and other issues that the modern couple confronts.
- Analyze and compare sophisticated estate and gift tax planning techniques for the surviving spouse
- Identify dilemmas and pitfalls in estate and gift planning for the surviving spouse.
NASBA Field of Study
3-4 years in the Profession